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Nigerian journalist Frank Eleanya wins APO Group invitation to attend the Web Summit 2018, the Largest Tech Conference in the World

Each year APO Group offers journalists the opportunity to attend major events as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 10, 2018/ — APO Group (APO-opa.com), the leading global media relations consultancy and press release distribution service, has announced that Online News Editor Frank …

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Osinbajo speaks on Nigeria’s human capital development at Oxford University Lecture — Akande

 By Chijioke Okoronkwo Abuja, Oct. 11, 2018 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Oct. 12, at Oxford University, United Kingdom, deliver a special lecture highlighting ongoing investments, efforts and plans of the Nigerian government on human capital development. Laolu Akande Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, …

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For us, fighting corruption is a must, President Buhari tells Mbeki, ex-South African President 

 “For this administration, fighting corruption is non-negotiable. It is a MUST,” President Muhammadu Buhari told former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, at State House, Abuja, Thursday. Mbeki heads the African Union High Level Panel on Illicit Flows from Africa, and,according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the …

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NIMASA boss calls for prompt approach to ECOWAS regional maritime security

By Uchenna Eletuo Lagos, Oct. 3, 2018 Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General  of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), said on Wednesday that prompt action against regional maritime insecurity was key to the growth of the regional economies. Peterside said this at the opening ceremony of the Economic …

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President Buhari pledges Nigeria’s support for South Sudan

Nigeria is prepared to help South Sudan stabilize politically and economically, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured. Receiving Mr Ezekiel Gatkuoth, Special Envoy of the South Sudanese President at State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser  (Media and Publicity), noted that the two …

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Three things you did not know about Nescafé in Central & West Africa

For over 250 years, Coffee has evolved to become part of many cultures, livelihoods, and economies around the world. According to a study by the International Coffee Organization (ICO), coffee accounts for the primary source of income for more than 10 million households in 25 African coffee-growing countries. The study further estimates …

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President Buhari calls on Africans in the Diaspora to come up with anti-corruption measures  

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in New York called on Africans in the Diaspora to come up with suggestions on how to curtail the menace of corruption on the continent. Addressing participants at the High Level Media Launch on “Illicit Financial Flows and the Fight against Corruption: Curbing the Existence of …

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Dakuku re-elected AAMA Chairman…Says Africans deserve better share of world maritime trade ….African maritime leaders hail his re-election

 The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has been re-elected the Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA) for another term. Dr. Dakuku who is the incumbent Chairman of the Association was unanimously elected to continue to lead the body …

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NIMASA commences rescue mission of crew on board hijacked vessel  …Working with relevant security agencies

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced search rescue operations for the abducted 12 crew members onboard MV GLARUS owned by ALLISON Shipping which was hijacked off Bonny Island in Rivers State to ensure that they are found and released unconditionally.  Speaking in Lagos on Monday, the …

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Nestlé and Ashoka mentor Social Entrepreneurs in Africa

Nestlé and Ashoka have kick-started a social investment accelerator program to accelerate social entrepreneurship and boost economic development of Africa, on September 10, 2018. 12 social entrepreneurs from Benin, Ghana, Egypt, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa will learn new tools and methodologies to help refine their business model and become investment ready. This …

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Continental collaboration key to maritime development – Dakuku  — IMO, AU partner AAMA as 4th Conference commences in Egypt  

The chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations AAMA, Dr Dakuku Peterside has restated the place of continental collaboration to grow the African maritime industry. This was the thrust of his message as he arrived Sharm El Sheik, Egypt for the 4th conference of Association of African Maritime Administration, (AAMA) …

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Regional cooperation: Nigeria, S/Africa, Ghana, Kenya set for maritime pact  …As African leaders gather in Egypt for 4th AAMA Conference …Partnership key to realizing robust economy – NIMASA DG

    The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed that regional collaboration is key to developing Africa’s maritime sector, stating the Agency’s commitment to continue to reposition the Nigerian maritime sector in order to make it viable and compete favourably …

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